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These Are the Signs That Stocks Are Starting to Turn Really Bullish on Tax Reform

These Are the Signs That Stocks Are Starting to Turn Really Bullish on Tax Reform

It’s starting to look like equity investors are confident that U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress will succeed in their tax overhaul efforts.
Trump Risks Undermining Travel-Ban Defense With Anti-Muslim Videos

Trump Risks Undermining Travel-Ban Defense With Anti-Muslim Videos

President Donald Trump’s retweet of a series of anti-Muslim videos posted by a leader of a far-right group in the U.K. risks undermining his travel-ban defense a week before two federal appeals courts
Prosecutors Seek 30-Year Sentence for Menendez’s Co-Defendant

Prosecutors Seek 30-Year Sentence for Menendez’s Co-Defendant

A Florida eye doctor whose bribery trial with Senator Robert Menendez ended in a deadlock deserves 30 years in prison for his earlier conviction in a separate health-care fraud case, prosecutors wrote
Drug Charity May Shutter After U.S. Faults Pharma Influence

Drug Charity May Shutter After U.S. Faults Pharma Influence

A medical charity that received hundreds of millions of dollars from pharmaceutical companies lost a crucial stamp of approval from the U.S. government, after allowing its donors improper influence
The Tax Bill Is Hurting Tech Stocks

The Tax Bill Is Hurting Tech Stocks

Trying to explain the Nasdaq 100’s worst drop in three months? Check out the various tax rates American industries actually end up paying the federal government.
A Bernie Sanders Ally From Chicago Is Now Eyeing Washington

A Bernie Sanders Ally From Chicago Is Now Eyeing Washington

Democrat Jesus “Chuy” Garcia is an icon among Hispanic progressives who came close to politically toppling Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel two years ago.
Why Roy Moore Could Still Win the Alabama Senate Race

Why Roy Moore Could Still Win the Alabama Senate Race

Republicans’ long-standing strength in the state. Widespread anti-abortion sentiment. Evangelical voters’ loyalty.
Violent Videos Trump Retweeted Came From Syria, Egypt

Violent Videos Trump Retweeted Came From Syria, Egypt

One of the videos was one released by an al-Qaida affiliate in 2013.
Before Election, Putin Offers $8.6 Billion to Russians to Have More Babies

Before Election, Putin Offers $8.6 Billion to Russians to Have More Babies

He says Russia must do more to create “additional incentives for the birth of the second and third child.”
Supreme Court Justices Hint at More Digital-Privacy Protections

Supreme Court Justices Hint at More Digital-Privacy Protections

U.S. Supreme Court justices hinted they may curb the power of law enforcement officials to track people using mobile-phone data, expressing concern about privacy intrusions in the digital age.
Zarrab Takes Jury on Trip Through a Sanctions-Evasion Plot

Zarrab Takes Jury on Trip Through a Sanctions-Evasion Plot

A New York jury got the first glimpse of the intricacies Iran allegedly used to get around U.S. sanctions as gold trader Reza Zarrab detailed a years-long plot involving tens of millions of dollars in
Mubarak’s Premier Shafiq to Run for Egyptian Presidency in 2018

Mubarak’s Premier Shafiq to Run for Egyptian Presidency in 2018

A prime minister who served under Egypt’s former leader Hosni Mubarak plans to return from exile and contest next year’s presidential election, in which incumbent Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is expected to
Federal Contractors Are Offshoring at a Fast Clip Under Trump

Federal Contractors Are Offshoring at a Fast Clip Under Trump

Despite President Donald Trump’s promises to bring millions of jobs back to the U.S., corporate contractors for the government have been “outsourcing” positions at a speedy pace, according Good Jobs

U.K.'s May Warns of Islamic State Threat During Visit to Iraq

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May warned that the threat of Islamic State remains even after its twin defeats in its strongholds of Raqqa and Mosul.
Chaos Threatens Key Leadership Vote for South Africa's ANC

Chaos Threatens Key Leadership Vote for South Africa's ANC

Court challenges, allegations of vote rigging and outbreaks of violence -- South Africa’s ruling party is in disarray less than three weeks before it’s scheduled to choose a new leader to replace
Now for the Real Fight: Why the Brexit Bill Is the Easy Part

Now for the Real Fight: Why the Brexit Bill Is the Easy Part

As negotiators close in on an agreement over the Brexit divorce terms, the long-awaited prize of trade talks comes into view.
Trump Seeks Details on Solar Imports Before Setting Tariffs

Trump Seeks Details on Solar Imports Before Setting Tariffs

President Donald Trump’s trade representative requested more details about how low-cost imported solar panels have harmed U.S. manufacturers as the White House considers imposing tariffs.

Ethiopia Says Saudi Arabia Has Expelled More Than 1,300 of Its Citizens

Ethiopia says more than 1,300 citizens have been expelled from Saudi Arabia in "recent days" after a warning for undocumented migrants to voluntarily leave the Gulf nation expired.
A Guide to Britain First, the Anti-Islam Group Trump Retweeted

A Guide to Britain First, the Anti-Islam Group Trump Retweeted

Britain First, which has operated at the fringes of politics for years, had a moment in the international spotlight on Wednesday after its videos showing anti-immigration and anti-Islamic messages
Companies Get Extra Incentive to Disclose Bribes: No Charges

Companies Get Extra Incentive to Disclose Bribes: No Charges

The Justice Department is extending an Obama-era program that encourages companies to admit to foreign bribery, with a twist.
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